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UPDATE 3-Tyson sales growth slows as port disruptions hit beef exports

* Shares slump as much as 11 percent (Adds CEO comments, details from conference call, updates shares) Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

Britain’s FTSE underperforms Europe, mining shares a drag

* Financial tech company Fidessa slumps (Updates with closing prices) Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

Hackers take down part of German federal prosecutor’s website

BERLIN (Reuters) – Hackers blocked part of the German federal prosecutor’s office, a spokeswoman said on Monday, but she could not give any details about the scope of the attack or the possible perpetrators. Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

Star Trek-style home elevator could replace stairlifts

For people living in a house with more than one storey, stairlifts or home elevators are often a necessity of life as they get older and find it harder to get up and down the stairs. Normal stairlifts have the disadvantage of being a permanent and visible addition to a staircase,...
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

Brain training app could help people with schizophrenia

LONDON (Reuters) – A “brain training” iPad game developed in Britain may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at home and at work, researchers said on Monday. Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

EU regulators to decide on NXP, Freescale deal by September 4

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union competition authorities will decide by Sept. 4 whether to allow Dutch chipmaker NXP to acquire U.S. rival Freescale in a $11.8 billion deal. Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

Samsung Electronics to create fund for cancer-stricken workers, safety

SEOUL (Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will create a 100 billion won ($85.8 million) fund to compensate cancer-stricken workers and their families, and for efforts to prevention such diseases at its chip and display factories. Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

AT&T to bundle wireless service with DirecTV’s pay-TV offerings

(Reuters) – The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc said it will bundle its wireless service with DirecTV’s pay-TV offerings after the $48.5 billion deal was approved last month. Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

E&Y Japan arm launches internal probe of Toshiba audit

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese affiliate of Ernst & Young LLC has launched an in-house investigation into its audit of Toshiba Corp in the wake of the electronics maker’s $1.2 billion accounting scandal, a person with knowledge of the matter said. Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015

UPDATE 2-Tyson Foods cuts profit forecast on weak beef business

* Shares slump 9.6 pct premarket (Adds details, analyst comment) Source
Posted On 03 Aug 2015